Thomson Reuters has notified customers of its Firm Central practice management product of a security vulnerability in its optional desktop software.
Because of an “obscure security vulnerability” in its desktop software for PCs, the notice says, customers should uninstall the software. This applies to anyone who has the software installed, even if they are no longer Firm Central users.
Current customers can then install an updated version of the software with security improvements that address the vulnerability.
Thomson Reuters has received no reports of customers having been impacted by the vulnerability, the notice says.
The desktop software, available only for PCs, allows Firm Central subscribers to drag-and-drop files into Firm Central via Windows Explorer and to integrate Outlook calendar, contacts and email data with Firm Central.